The Canadian Conference on Medical Education (CCME) is the premier medical education conference in Canada. It hosts the largest annual gathering of medical educators in the country.

The 2017 conference will be held in Winnipeg, Manitoba and feature a number of residents presenting or speaking at various sessions.

Here are the scheduled sessions:

Sunday, April 30, 2017

RBC Convention Centre, Meeting Room 13


  • Dr. Colm McCarthy, McMaster University
  • Dr. Matthew Nicholson, University of Saskatchewan
  • Irving Gold, Resident Doctors of Canada

RBC Convention Centre, York 2 & York 3

Chair: Dr. Sarita Verma, Vice President, Education, AFMC


  • Dr. Jessica Ruel-Laliberté
  • Franco Rizzuti, MEDICAL STUDENTS
  • Dr Christian Campagna, PGY-3 Internal Medicine, University of Sherbrooke, Secretary, Fédération des médecins résidents du Québec (FMRQ)
  • Dr. Kimberly Williams, MD, MSc, PGY-3 Psychiatry, University of Calgary and President, Resident Doctors of Canada

Learning Objectives:

  • To discuss challenges in TRANSITIONS from medical school to residency and from PGME into clinical practice;
  • To explain program change decisions, promote a culture of FLEXIBILITY optimizes career choice throughout medical training;
  • To describe learner perspectives about the policies pertaining to career flexibility and MANAGING these difficult transitions.

Delta Hotels Winnipeg, Charleswood B

Two resident doctors, a general internist, a pediatrician, and a faculty manager are being honoured for their contributions to improving the lives of resident doctors in Canada.

Join us for cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and networking!

Read more about the 2016-2017 award recipients »

Monday, May 1, 2017

Delta Hotels Winnipeg, Charleswood B

Speakers: Dr. Pamela Lai, Dalhousie University, Dr. Amanda Ritsma, McMaster University

RBC Convention Centre, Meeting Room 13

Speakers: Dr. Jane Thornton, Western University

RBC Convention Centre, Meeting Room 8